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The costs and potential savings of a novel telepaediatric service in Queensland.
There are few cost minimisation studies in telemedicine We have compared the actual costs of providing a telepaediatric service to the potential costs if patients had travelled to see the specialist in person
Medical students' knowledge and perceptions of e-health: results of a study in Sri Lanka.
The present study investigates the knowledge perceptions and attitudes of medical students in Sri Lanka in regard to e health We also examined the barriers which impede them to develop knowledge and skills in e health ...
Telemedicine and rural health care applications.
Telemedicine has the potential to help facilitate the delivery of health services to rural areas In the right circumstances telemedicine may also be useful for the delivery of education and teaching programmes and the ...
An economic analysis of email-based telemedicine: a cost minimisation study of two service models.
Email based telemedicine has been reported to be an efficient method of delivering online health services to patients at a distance and is often described as a low cost form of telemedicine The service may be low cost if ...
The effectiveness of telemedicine for paediatric retrieval consultations: rationale and study design for a pragmatic multicentre randomised controlled trial.
BackgroundIn many health systems specialist services for critically ill children are typically regionalised or centralised Studies have shown that high risk paediatric patients have improved survival when managed in ...
Telemedicine: challenges and opportunities.
Telemedicine for rural and remote child and youth mental health services.
The E Child and Youth Mental Health Service was designed to provide children and adolescents in Queensland with access to specialist mental health consultations using telemedicine A project officer provided a single point ...
Paediatric palliative care by video consultation at home: a cost minimisation analysis.
In the vast state of Queensland Australia access to specialist paediatric services are only available in the capital city of Brisbane and are limited in regional and remote locations During home based palliative care it ...
Realtime telemedicine for paediatric otolaryngology pre-admission screening.
We conducted a feasibility study to examine whether a paediatric patient at a regional hospital could be assessed by an ear nose and throat ENT specialist via videoconference therefore saving at least one journey to the ...
Humour sans frontieres: the feasibility of providing clown care at a distance.
Clown care has been shown to have health related benefits and is a well established part of the routine in many children s hospitals However children who have been admitted to general hospitals or who are being cared for ...